When Will Shakespeare (Joseph Fiennes) needs passionate inspiration to break a bad case of writer's block, a secret romance with the beautiful Lady Viola (Paltrow) starts the words flowing like never before! There are just two things he'll have to learn about his new love: not only is she promised to marry someone else, but she's successfully impersonating a man in order to play the lead in Will's latest production!

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Ratings and Reviews

4 out of 5

197 Ratings

197 Ratings

92% TOMATOMETER

  • Average 8.3/10
  • Fresh 124
  • Rotten 11

Critics Consensus: Endlessly witty, visually rapturous, and sweetly romantic, Shakespeare in Love is a delightful romantic comedy that succeeds on nearly every level.

16+ COMMON SENSE

Lavish historical drama has explicit sex scenes.

Information

Studio
Lionsgate
Genre
Romance
Released
Copyright
© 2011 Miramax

Languages

Primary
English (United Kingdom) (Stereo, Dolby 5.1)
Additional
English

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